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There are 3 ways to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$27 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Heerlen to Eindhoven N93
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven Airport to Amsterdam

$33 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Amsterdam 133.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Amsterdam via Eindhoven, Station and Eindhoven Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heerlen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Heerlen and Amsterdam is 182 km. The road distance is 213.4 km.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 24€ - 45€.

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The train from Heerlen to Amsterdam Centraal takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Heerlen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heerlen station.

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Heerlen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Heerlen station.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Heerlen to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Heerlen, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Heerlen to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heerlen to Amsterdam via Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven, Airport, and Eindhoven Airport in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TerraVision NL
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Eindhoven Airport to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $26
Schedules at
terravision.eu

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Heerlen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by TerraVision NL, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Heerlen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heerlen to Amsterdam is 213 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Heerlen to Amsterdam.

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